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It’s Conficker Worm Virus Day

by Borderstan.com — April 1, 2009 at 6:22 am 0

This Microsoft diagram explains how and what the Conficker worm does. (Image: Microsoft Web site.)

This Microsoft diagram explains how and what the Conficker worm does. (Image: Microsoft Web site.)

It’s April 1 and the Conficker computer worm virus-thing is supposed to hit the planet. I seriously considered not turning on my computer today… even turning off the modem… maybe even canceling my high-speed Internet service.

Here is what Microsoft says about Conficker and what you can do to protect your computers.

While this isn’t street crime in the neighborhood, computer viruses are a crime. There is a $250,000 reward for a “Conficker arrest and conviction.” Even the FBI Cyber Division put out a statement.

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